Find out what's going on around town


THURSDAY, FEB. 26

Cape Henlopen Senior Center will hold an all you can eat pancake and sausage breakfast from 8 until 11 a.m.
Tickets will cost $5 for adults and $2.50 for children under 10. Tickets will be available at the door. For more information, please call 227-2055.

Bowers Beach Fire Hall will be having a Longaberger Basket and Vera Bradley Bingo with doors opening at 5:30 p.m. and games starting at 7 p.m. There will also be free refreshments, a 50/50, door prizes and raffles. Advance tickets are $20, tickets at the door are $25. For more information, or advance tickets, please call Shirley at 335-4290 or Cathy at 335-5134.

FRIDAY, FEB. 27

Coastal Magic will be holding a scrapbooking fundraiser from 6 to 11 p.m. and on Saturday, Feb. 28 from 8 to 5 p.m. at the Coastal Magic Training Facility, 7544 Marshall Street, Lincoln. The events cost $25 per person for both sessions. This includes snacks and beverages on Friday night and breakfast snacks, lunch, and beverages on Saturday. For information or to register contact: Evelyn Jester at 424-2474 or magicalallstars@verizon.net; or Lynn Lynch at 381-0795 or lynchx3@yahoo.com.

Bowers Fire Hall will be holding a Subs, Soups, Chili, and Chicken Salad sale from 10 to 5 p.m. Subs that can be made to order include: Italian, turkey or ham and cheese for $6 each. Soup will be available in quarts for $5 each. Selection includes: chicken, beef vegetable, and chicken gumbo. Chili will be $5 a quart; chicken salad will be $7 a quart. Delivery available for orders $30 and up. For advance orders, please contact Doris at 335-8719 or Shirley at 335-4290.

Autism Delaware is holding a Parent/Caregiver Coffee & Conversation Hour at the Georgia House Restaurant in Milford from 9 to 10 am. We provide the coffee and it’s a great opportunity to meet other parents and just talk. RSVP to dafne.carnright@delautism.org or 422-2255. 

SATURDAY, FEB. 28

The Milford Middle School will be hosting an All you can eat Pancake & Sausage Breakfast from 8 to 10 a.m. at the Milford Apple Bees Restaurant. Tickets are $5 per person and can be purchased at the Middle School office or by calling Alice Metzner at 422-6958. So, come out and enjoy a great meal while supporting the Milford Middle School and it's students.

Family Fun Night at Greenwood Mennonite School, 12802 Mennonite School Road, between Routes 16 & 36 just east of Greenwood at 7 p.m. Admission is FREE! Christian magician and entertainer Brad Brown will be present. An offering will be received to benefit Greenwood Mennonite School. Contact our school office at 349-4131 to learn more details or visit our web site at www.gms-flames.org.

The Mispillion Art League offers a class in Ukrainian Egg Painting. Artist Sally Bowman will instruct participants using a wax resist process. This class is open to teens and adults and is perfect for beginners or professionals! It will be held from 10 to 2 p.m. at Abbott's Mill Nature Center in Milford (bring along a bagged lunch). To register just send your check (for $35 for members, $45 for non-members), made out to the Mispillion Art League, to Judy Struck, 12 Victoria Drive, Milford, DE 19963. Please write your name and the class title on the reference line of your check. There is an additional materials fee of $10 payable on class day. Any questions may be directed to Judy at 424-8361. Registration ends Feb. 23.


SUNDAY, MARCH 1

Bridgeville Volunteer Fire Co. will be holding its annual Spring Beef and Dumpling Dinner, from noon until 5 p.m. The dinner will cost $11 for adults, $5 for children under 12, and free for pre-school age children. Carry-out will be available fore $11.

Blue Hen VFW Post 6483 will host an all you can eat breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. New for prices for March are: take out $5.50; single serving dine-in $5; adults $6.50; kids 5 to 12 years old $3; kids under 5 eat free. The Post home is located on Williamsville Rd, down the road from Southern States on left. For more Info call 422- 4412 anytime after noon. We are located on Haven Lake, which offers fireside and lakefront views while you dine smoke free. Eggs Cooked to Order, Pancakes, French Toast, Sausage Patties, Scrapple, Bacon, Home Fries, Biscuits and Sausage Gravy, OJ, Coffee and Much More!

MONDAY, MARCH 2

BMX Racing Team “Off the Chain” will be having a fundraiser at the Texas Roadhouse in Camden from 4 p.m. until closing. 10% of the profits will go to support the team. For more information, please call Erica Vokel at 943-4376. For reservations, please call 698-4268.

American Needlepoint Guild (ANG) Delaware Seashore Chapter meets the first Monday of each month at the Georgetown Cheer Center for more information contact 227-1848.

TUESDAY, MARCH 3

The Evening Shade Garden Club will hold an open meeting at 7 p.m. at the Parks and Recreation Building in Milford. Postponed from February the program will be on the care and feeding of cactus. For more information call 422-1785.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4

Southern Delaware Therapeutic and Recreational Horseback Riding will be having a fundraiser at The Roadhouse Steak Joint, in Rehoboth. The Roadhouse Steak Joint will donate 10% of the entire day’s food purchases to SDTRHR. Representatives from SDTRHR will be at the restaurant from 5 until 8 p.m. selling tickets for the 50/50 raffle. You do not need to be present to win.

Free Financial Aid Workshop from 7 to 9 p.m. in the theatre of the Arts & Science Center at Delaware Technical & Community College, Owens Campus. This community service information night is open to the public and will be helpful to anyone attending any college. Get practical tips about how to fill out the necessary forms; discuss federal, state, and institutional funding sources. For more information, contact the Owens Campus Financial Aid Office at 855-1693.

Free framing lesson from 6 to 8 p.m., provided by the Mispillion Art League. Professional framer Karen Penney will be holding a free seminar on framing your artwork. She will explain the hows and whys of framing and demonstrate the proper way to protect and display art. Learn how to choose a frame and mat, and how to put it all together to make your artwork look its best! Karen Penney has been framing art for 20 years and is co-owner of Milford Glass & Mirror, located at 586 Milford Harrington Hwy, Milford, De.  Call 422-9696 for more information.


FRIDAY, MARCH 6

Relay for Life Pampered Chef Bingo from 6:30 to 8:30 pm (doors open at 6 p.m.) at Calvary Wesleyan Church, which is located at 240 Delaware Avenue, Harrington. The Bingo will be held in the gym, which is located in the rear. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. To purchase advance tickets, please contact Megan Todd at 424-3685 or Kelli Palumbo-White at 228-2281. This event is hosted by the Morris Moose on Track Milford Relay for Life Team to benefit the American Cancer Society. All are welcome! Thank you so much for your support of Relay for Life and the fight against cancer! 

SATURDAY, MARCH 7

The Milford Senior Center is celebrating their 2nd Annual Gala “Sounds of the 50’s” in the Crystal Room, 111 Park Avenue, Milford, starting at 5:30 p.m. For just $30 per ticket you will receive a full course meal, live auction, 50’s style entertainment and much more. For tickets and/or more information call 422-3385.

Honoring the Heroes: A Look Back at the Dover’s Fallen Service Members from World War II. Will be held at 10:30 a.m. in the Delaware Public Archives, 121 Duke of York Street, Dover. Free to the public. No reservations are required. For more information, please call 744-5047.


MONDAY, MARCH 9
Travel Art: Italy, Photographs & Watercolors by Rosemary and Bob Connelly of Live Cheap and Make Art Studios, will coincide with the Buttery’s Italian Wine Dinner on Monday, March 9th. The Connelly’s lived in Italy for two years fulfilling their dream to “live cheap and make art.” Together they contrast and complement each other’s vision, with Bob’s evocative color photographs and Rosemary’s watercolor journal paintings.

This exhibition of travel art from Italy is on display and available for purchase March 8 through April 18, 2009 with an artists’ reception Sunday, March 29, 2009, from 4 - 6 pm at The Buttery Restaurant, 102 Second Street, Lewes, Delaware. R.S.V.P. to Bob and Rosemary at 302-265-2525 or email them at livecheapmakeart@gmail.com (Contact the Buttery for information and reservations for their Italian Wine Dinner at 302-645-7755.)

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11

The Milford Senior Center “Bodacious Red Hatters” will meet at the Center at 11:30 a.m. for car pooling to the Frederica Pizza, 5 Front Street, Frederica. Please call hostess Lorraine Piper to make your reservation for the March meeting. The Red Hatters have fun after fifty and believe silliness is the comedy relief of life but underneath the laughing and joking, they share a bond of affection and genuine enthusiasm for wherever life takes them next.

THURSDAY, MARCH 12

"Milford Community Band Day" at the Roadhouse Steak Joint in Rehoboth Beach. A portion of all proceeds from food and beverage purchases that day will be donated to the Milford Community Band to assist with needed operating expenses. Strolling musicians will be on hand in the early evening to play requests at your table. Please come out and enjoy a good meal while supporting your community band.  For more information, call Joe Lear, 422-6304.

FRIDAY, MARCH 13

Delmarva Christian High School is kicking off the 2009 Legacy Classic Golf and Service fundraising event at 6 p.m. at Delmarva Christian High School located on Airport Road in Georgetown. The night will feature a student versus faculty basketball game, a student versus parent basketball game, an information session, and heavy refreshments. The Legacy Classic is the high school's predominant fundraiser; last year's Legacy Classic grossed approximately $30,000. The money raised is used to fund student scholarships, academic activities, extracurricular activities, and mission projects throughout the year. For more information please contact Jeff Mohr or Denise Parsons at 856-4040.

SATURDAY, MARCH 14
     The Frederica Senior Center, located at: 216 South Market St., Frederica, will be having a Chicken & Dumpling Dinner from 4 until 6 p.m. The dinner will cost $10 for adults and $8 for children 6 to 12. Carry-outs will be $11. For more information, please call 335-4555.

St. Patty’s Day Tea at Sunnybrae Mansion in Milford from 1 to 3:30 p.m. There will be light food and beverages, music, motivational stories, door Prizes & two Grand prizes. Check out Lia Sophia and/or Mary Kay items!  Wear green and get extra tickets for the prizes! The Tea will cost $8 per person. For more information, contact: Karen at 393-1468 or Doris at 422-9740.

The Milford Church of God will be holding a spaghetti dinner in the Youth Center from 4 to 7 p.m. The meal includes salad, bread, spaghetti, dessert and a drink. The dinner will be dine-in or carry-out and will cost $10 for adults and $5 for children 10 and under. All proceeds will go to benefit the Daughters of Zion Ministry. For more information, please call Penny at 424-8487 or Angi at 398-9494.

MONDAY, MARCH 16

There will be a meeting at Milford Senior Center at 7 p.m. regarding Delaware's economic crisis. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and the presenters will be Gov. Jack Markell and Rep. Bob Walls. There will be an opportunity for questions and answers. Refreshments will be served. Please RSVP to the Milford Senior center with the number of people who are planning to attend. The phone number is 422-3385.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25

The Memorial Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary will hold a fundraiser at the Texas Roadhouse Steak Joint in Rehoboth. Ten percent of the proceeds will be donated to the Auxiliary. Join us for a great meal while supporting the Ladies of Slaughter Beach Fire Company. For more information please call 422-8354.

SATURDAY, APRIL 18

“Tip Your Hat to the Mad Hatter” at Sunnybrae Mansion, in Milford from 1 to 3 p.m. There will be light food and beverages, an Egg Hunt for children up to 10 years of age (please bring your own basket); an Egg Race and other old time games, as well as Spring Bonnet and Dapper Derby Contests (for adults and children) Come meet Alice, the Mad Hatter, and friends!!! This event will cost $8 per person. For more information, contact: Karen at 393-1468 or Doris at 422-9740. For more information, contact: Karen at 393-1468 or Doris at 422-9740.

SATURDAY, APRIL 25

Delaware Horse Expo at the Delaware State Fairgrounds, Harrington, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Parade of Breeds, Clinics, Riding Horse Sale, Breyer Horse Show, Vendors. Admission: $5 for adults, children 12 and under free. For information, call 398-4630 ext. 110 or visit www.DelawareHorseExpo.com.


SATURDAY, MAY 9

“Smother Your Mother with Love” at Avenue United Methodist Church, Milford, from 10 to noon. Buy some plants for mom, or some yummy Pampered Chef Items and/or Mia Bella Candles! For more information, contact: Karen at 393-1468 or Doris at 422-9740.

Continuing Events

The Evening Shade Garden Club meets on the first Tuesday of every month, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Parks and Recreation Building.  For more information call 422-1785.

The "Sea Purls" Chapter of The Knitting Guild Association meets on the first Wednesday of each month from 10 to 2 p.m. at The Cheer Community Center in Georgetown on the corner of Route 9 and Sand Hill Road. The next meeting is on Wednesday, Feb. 4. Lunch is available. New members always welcome. For details call Roseanne Jahnke, Publicity at 854-6776.